Additional Online and Local Resources

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Below are additional resources and information to assist individuals and families affected by mental illness.

Local Online Resources

Allegheny Link

The Allegheny Link provides a wide array of services to Allegheny County residents with a disability, over the age of 60 with or without a disability, who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, and professionals in the human services systems.

Inside Our Minds

Inside Our Minds builds collective community narratives on mental health and mental illness in Pittsburgh. Through anonymous storytelling and personal narratives, Inside Our Minds works to reduce stigma by asking individuals to view mental illness through the written, verbal, and performative experiences of other Pittsburghers.

Listen, Lucy

Listen, Lucy is an online outlet where people can express themselves freely and creatively.

Mindshare Online

Mindshare is a centralized repository of all things pertaining to mental health and addiction in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Stand Together

Stand Together is an initiative that inspires and equips youth to take action against stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorders.

Steel Smiling

Steel Smiling bridges the gap between community members and mental healthcare providers. They visit underserved neighborhoods, engage adults who lack adequate mental health treatment, and connect them with ongoing support services.

Supporting Our Valued Adolescents (SOVA)

SOVA is a research project that aims to study how to help young people with depression and anxiety. It includes two websites: SOVA for young people and wiseSOVA for parents.

Local Support Groups

Independent List (Last Updated May 2016)

Emotions Anonymous
Every Tuesday, 7:00 PM
St. Patrick CCD Center, 305 32nd Street, McKeesport, PA
Contact: James at

Peer-Run Wellness Group (WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan)
Every Wednesday, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
100 N. Bellefield Avenue, Room 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact: Kristy at (412) 246-5437

Pittsburgh Bipolar and Depression Peer Groups (DBSA Pittsburgh)
Every Wednesday, 7:30 PM
100 N. Bellefield Avenue, Room 847, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact: David at (412) 321-6325

Teen Support Group (Ages 13 – 17)
Every Tuesday, 4:00 PM
100 N. Bellefield Avenue, Sixth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Please bring a photo ID and allow for time for WPIC security at entrance.

Wellness Walks Peer Support Group
Every Sunday, 1:00 PM
800 S. Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Contact: Jess at
This is a walking group so please bring comfortable walking shoes, water, and weather-appropriate clothing. Meet between parking lot and tennis courts.

CHADD Support Group for Adults with ADD/ADHD
Last Thursday of Every Month, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
3811 O’Hara Street, Auditorium, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213

PENED (Eating Disorder Support Group)
2nd Tuesday of Every Month, 7:30 PM
4801 McKnight Road, Room 205, Pittsburgh, PA, 15237
Contact: Anita Maier at

PENED (Eating Disorder Support Group)
4th Monday of Every Month, 7:00 PM
4801 McKnight Road, Room 205, Pittsburgh, PA, 15237
Contact: Anita Maier at

Healing Friends (Survivors of Incest Anonymous)
Every Saturday, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
905 Mifflin Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15221
Contact: Maria at

Survivors of Domestic Violence Support Groups
*Various Groups at Various Meeting Times*
Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
If interested in one of these support groups, call (412) 687-8005 (24/7) for more information.

OCD Support Group
Second Wednesday of Every Month, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
155 N. Craig Street, Suite 170, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
Contact: Larry Glanz at (412) 687-8700 x2

The Pittsburgh Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Support & G.O.A.L. Group
2nd and 4th Thursday of Every Month, 7:00 PM
Haber Hall 311 Siebert Road (off McKnight Road)
Contact: Adelle Maher at (412) 915-0097 – (Please Call Ahead)

Real Time Support Group (LGBTQ +Friends + Allies age 14 – 21)
Every Friday, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
GLCC, 210 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Contact: Lyndsey Sickler at

T to T Trans Support Group
1st Saturday of Every Other Month, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
GLCC, 210 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Contact: Donna Christopher at

Food Addicts in Recovery
Every Thursday, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
801 N. Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Contact: Kathy O. at (412) 487-5159

Food Addicts in Recovery
Every Monday, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
5757 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Contact: Hadassa K. at (412) 867-6992

PGH North Bereavement Support Group (Faith-Based)
3rd Wednesday of Every Month, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
St. Peter’s Church, 320 E. Grandview Avenue, Zelienople, PA 16063
Contact: Pastor Jim Bertoti at

Someone’s Caring Support Group for Bereaved Parents
4th Monday of Every Month, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
124 E. North Street, Butler, PA 16001
Contact: Robin Miller at (724) 287-2273 or

Someone’s Caring Survivors of Suicide Support Group
2nd Thursday of Every Month, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
124 E. North Street, Butler, PA 16001
Contact: Robin Miller at (724) 287-2273 or

L.O.S.S. Survivors of Suicide Support Group
1st Tuesday of Every Month, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
409 Coulter Avenue, #4, Greensburg, PA 15601
Contact: Jill Kowalewski at (724) 830-3618

Caregiver Support Group
3rd Thursday of Every Month, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
5743 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Contact: Maxine Horn at

Celebrate Recovery (Christian Support Group)
Every Monday, 7PM
1200 Wolfe Avenue, N. Braddock, PA, 15104
Contact: Cheryl at

Teen and Young Adult Resources


The goal of OK2TALK is to create a community for teens and young adults struggling with mental health problems and encourage them to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope. Anyone can add their voice by sharing creative content such as poetry, inspirational quotes, photos, videos, song lyrics and messages of support in a safe, moderated space. We hope this is the first step towards getting help and feeling better.

Teen Mental Health

Teen Mental Health creates and delivers internationally recognized research and clinical programs on adolescent mental health through collaboration with a variety of stakeholders.

Walk in Our Shoes

Walk in Our Shoes is an educational website on mental illness with personal stories from children and teens.

NAMI Resources for Teens and Young Adults

LGBTQIA+ Resources

The Trevor Project
Crisis Hotline 866-488-7386 (24/7)
Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200 (Tues-Fri 3-9pm)
Crisis Chat Room (3-9pm, 7 Days a Week)

NAMI Resources for LGBTQIA+ Individuals

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